The worldâs largest indoor arena, the 50,000 seat Philippine Arena, has opened in Manila.
The arena at Ciudad de Victoria, Bocaue, Bulacan, was commissioned by Iglesia Ni Cristo (the Church of Christ) as the churchâs gift to the community and was completed in time for the Churchâs Centennial Celebration on July 27th 2014.
This is a home surrounded by a vast garden that converges at a colossal pre-war rain tree with such magnificence that its presence is ingrained within the very architecture of the house itself. Throughout this home are numerous encounters with nature whilst still being very much indoors.
The building form has been derived through analysis of the available site geometries. Opportunities to complement University Drive, pedestrian pathways, the hinterland and major health developments are maximised. The form is intentionally crisp, dynamic, colourful, bold, fearless and futuristic.
The Boa Nova Tea House was designed following a competition held in 1956 by the city council and won by Portuguese architect Fernando Tavora. After choosing a site on the cliffs of the Matosinhos seashore, Tavora turned the project over to his collaborator, Alvaro Siza.
5 Pancras Square, the innovative new community building for the London Borough of Camden, will officially open to the public on Saturday 19 July 2014. The largest building to be completed so far in the southern âquarterâ of Kingâs Cross, 5 Pancras Square provides new public leisure facilities for local residents and visitors to the London Borough of Camden.
The shortlist for the prestigious 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize for the best new building has been announced. The six exceptional shortlisted buildings will now go head-to-head for architectureâs highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on 16 October 2014. The six buildings will be judged by the same criteria: their design excellence and their significance in the evolution of architecture and the built environment.
Paul Davis + Partnersâ just completed, largely residential and mixed-use scheme, looks set to act as a catalyst for the regeneration of the historic dockland area of Wapping in east London.
21 Wapping Lane, a high quality development for Ballymore, consists of five main blocks varying in height and massing that are connected by richly landscaped courtyards. To the south of the site, the buildings are rectilinear, while to the north of the site and adjacent to a canal, the blocks are more curved, reflecting the changing urban fabric.
Expo 2015 is the next scheduled Universal Exposition after Expo 2012, and will be hosted by Milan, between 1 May and 31 October 2015. The theme chosen for the 2015 Milan Universal Exposition is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. This embraces technology, innovation, culture, traditions and creativity and how they relate to food and diet.
The aim of this International Competition is to design an Information Pavilion within the World Expo Park in Milan.
A new ÂŁ3.6 million community fire station, training facility and headquarters for Omaghâs firefighters has become fully operational, providing improved safety for the people of Omagh and the surrounding district.
The station was designed by HLM taking inspiration and lessons from some of the best fire stations and training facilities across Ireland and the UK.
Clean lines and a palette of industrial materials give this project at 747 North Clark an authentic, urban feel. In line with the modernist roots of Chicagoâs architectural heritage, steel and glass are the principle facade materials. To that restrained paring is added a charred oak entry door, hot-rolled steel siding and natural finish wood ceiling. A bold splash of color marks the lobby and draws you in to this new icon of the River North neighborhood.
KCAP Architects&Planners in cooperation with evr-Architecten win the architectsâ selection âTower Striga 1â in Antwerp, Belgium. The selection commission including the client Triple Living and representatives of the municipal urban planning departments chose the team for the design of one of three residential towers for the project Antwerp Nieuw Zuid.
HLM has been appointed to the new ÂŁ250 million Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration at Worthy Down in Hampshire.
Working alongside Skanska, HLM designed the winning scheme, which is part of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) project to upgrade the site as well as redevelop its Princess Royal Barracks in Deepcut, Surrey.
Following the successful launch of the new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery in March with a major exhibition on the Vikings, the British Museum unveils the World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre (WCEC). Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) and constructed by Mace, the new Centre cements the British Museumâs reputation as a world leader in the exhibition, conservation, examination and analysis of cultural objects from across the globe.
HOK, a global architecture, planning and engineering firm, has been named lead architect for the new Papworth Hospital, a state-of-the-art cardiothoracic facility on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. HOKâs holistic design concept embraces the Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trustâs ambition to thrive as a centre of excellence in cardiothoracic services for the East of England.